What is an ACO?

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of doctors, hospitals, and health care providers working together with Medicare to give you improved service and care. The goal of an ACO is for your doctors to communicate closely with your other health care providers (including nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and therapists) to deliver high-quality care and meet your individual needs and preferences. Examples of high-quality care include having someone available to answer your questions about your health, review your medications, help you with seeing the right doctors and provide support when moving between care facilities. ACOs are designed to hold healthcare providers accountable for providing you with better, more coordinated care.

ACO Information From MEDICARE

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